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NEWS | July 30, 2021

NAVSEA to hold media availabilities at Sea-Air-Space 2021

By NAVSEA Office of Corporate Communications

WASHINGTON - Key officials from Naval Sea Systems Command and affiliated program executive offices will hold media availabilities in NAVSEA's exhibit booth #1844 during Sea-Air-Space, the Navy League's global maritime exposition at the Gaylord National Convention Center in Oxon Hill, Maryland, Aug. 2-4.

RSVPs are not required. The below speaking schedule is subject to change without notice.

Monday, Aug. 2
9:30 – 10:00 a.m.
National Shipbuilding Research Program update        
Benjamin Canilang, program manager, National Shipbuilding Research Program

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Small Business Opportunities
Anne Bannister, director, NAVSEA Small Business Office    

2:00 - 2:30 p.m.               
Unmanned Maritime Systems
CAPT Pete Small, program manager, PEO Unmanned and Small Combatants

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Constellation Class Frigate
CAPT Kevin Smith, program manager, PEO Unmanned and Small Combatants

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.     
Littoral Combat Ship program
Littoral Combat Ship Combat Systems
Littoral Combat Ship Fleet Introduction and Modernization
Mr. Howard Berkof, deputy program manager, PEO Unmanned and Small Combatants
CAPT Jason Kipp, program manager, PEO Integrated Warfare Systems
Isa Cortes, deputy program manager, PEO Unmanned and Small Combatants

Tuesday, Aug. 3
9:30 - 10:00 a.m.    
Expeditionary Missions
CAPT Dan Malatesta, program manager, PEO Unmanned and Small Combatants

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carriers update    
Mr. Kevin Cormier, deputy program manager, PEO Aircraft Carriers

1:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Multipurpose Automated Repair System
Dr. Timothy Eden, division head, Applied Research Lab - Pennsylvania State University               

1:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Littoral Combat Ship Mission Modules   
CAPT Gus Weekes, program manager, PEO Unmanned and Small Combatants

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.               
AEGIS baseline and The Forge update  
CAPT Andrew Biehn, major program manager, PEO Integrated Warfare Systems

Wednesday, Aug. 4
9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
The Power of Bad Data
Ms. Alicia Scott, NSWC Crane

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Interoperability of Digital Mission Engineering Software Suite
Mr. Jaxton Smith, NSWC Crane

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Directed Energy     
Dr. Chris Lloyd, NSWC Dahlgren

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Combat Systems Cybersecurity
Mr. Steve Canup, NSWC Dahlgren

1:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Change Management in a Model Based World
Mr. Tim Allen, NSWC Crane

1:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Empowering the Digital Twin with Integrated Modeling and Simulation
Mr. Gustavo Correa, NSWC Crane                  

The booth will also feature several interactive and static displays to represent the NAVSEA Warfare Centers. Displays include:

NSWC Corona:
- Rapid Additive Manufacturing Solutions

NUWC Keyport:
- UAV project for locating Testing & Evaluation assets

NSWC Port Hueneme and NSWC Philadelphia:
- Lidar Scanning and Digital Twin applications

NSWC Panama City:
- DREWUV system